People have been trying for years to get a movie of Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End off the ground — and there has been some amazing artwork depicting Clarke's Overlords. Including a design by creature-designer extraordinaire Wayne Barlowe, and drawings by Batman artist Neal Adams!
If you saw Pacific Rim this past weekend, you'll know there's a huge reveal towards the end of the movie. Something that wasn't featured in the trailers. And we've got some exclusive concept art showing it, below.
Pacific Rim pays tribute to classic monster movies and films about massive mechanical gladiators — but at the same time, this movie looks totally different than anything you've ever seen. We talked exclusively to the head creature designer, the legendary Wayne Barlowe, and VFX supervisor John Knoll, to find out why.
Wayne Barlowe is more than just a god of concept art. He's a fantastic creature designer, whose creations have enlivened Avatar and Hellboy, and his work spawned a Discovery Channel movie. He talked to us about beautifully monstrous apparitions.
The best concept art tells a story, all by itself. But what's the difference between creating concept art for movies, versus drawing comics or illustrating books? We asked some of our favorite concept artists, and here's what they said.
James Cameron's Avatar required many technical miracles, including next-gen 3-D cameras and motion-capture, but it also needed years of sketching and brainstorming from a platoon of concept-artists and designers. We talked to five designers, and learned Avatar's secret design history.